|The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen|
In its fourth year, how well is "No Child Left Behind" performing? Education Week associate editor Kathleen Kennedy Manzo offers a report card.
Keywords: education; left behind
|The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen|
Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich's 2007 budget proposes an increase for higher education of 14 percent, observes Stephen Elmore, director of the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute. But even with this hefty election year hike, Ehrlich has actually cut support for state universities and colleges since he took office, and tuition and fees have skyrocketed. (Host: Mark Cohen)
Keywords: budget; Maryland; higher education
|The Coffee House - February 2006 - Mark Cohen|
On this edition of The Coffee House: The dean of alternative journalism in the Washington, DC area, Sam Smith, talks about the growing buzz among progressives in support of Al Gore as the Democratic presidential candidate in 2008; Reuben Jackson reviews a new biography of soul vocalist Sam Cooke; Dr. Anthony Scialli discusses the beneifts and liabilities of hormone therapy for menopausal and post-menopausal women; JaHipster and Rei Berroa offer poems; Education Week's Kathleen Kennedy Manzo deli...
Keywords: Gore; Democrats; presidency; Sam Cooke; poetry; hormone; therapy; estrogen; education; left behind